New PC

  john-232317 11:59 17 Jul 2004


Just got a new PC, AMD K6 2.6, win XP.

My old one was win98.

Before i connect my broadband should i do anything to upgrade XP, to stop all those nasties getting on board.

I have AVG, and i think telefonicas BB has a firewall.

Thanks in advance John in sunny Spain..

  TommyRed 12:06 17 Jul 2004

Cover it with mosqito cream to stop bites and surround it with cucaracha powder to stop trhem from nesting in the tower. Lol TR

  Dorsai 12:07 17 Jul 2004

To download the upgrades you will have to go on the net, so the first time you go on, go to m/soft and upgrade.

A useful load of otherstuff to add to to the pc. click here for a little list of anti malware programs.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:16 17 Jul 2004

Anti Virus :-
avast4 click here
Antivir click here
AVG antivirus click here
Individual virus removers:_
Stinger click here
Microworld click here

Trend Online Check click here

Firewalls :-
Kerio2 click here
Sygate click here
ZoneAlarm click here

Anti Spyware :-
Spywareblaster click here
Adaware click here
Spybot S&D click here
a2 click here
Ccleaner click here

  john-232317 13:18 17 Jul 2004

Thanks guys for your help, much appreciated.

Its a big jump from K6 400 win 98 to what i have now.

TR. my misses is the one who gets the mossy bites,;-)

Funny but we have never had cucaracha problems, especially in the old tower, anyway the fan would blow all the powder

PS spellcheck says i should change cucaracha to cockroach.... nah it dont sound as good !

Regards john.....wheres that cold cruzcampo ???¿¿¿

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